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Product Design II

Code 12725
Year 2
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 8
Workload OT(15H)/TP(75H)
Scientific area Design Industrial
Entry requirements Not applicable.
Mode of delivery daytime
Work placements not applicable
Learning outcomes Development of design capabilities in the area of industrial design.
Deepening the consistency of each project phase: research, concept development, design, modeling, modeling and post-production, communication.
Adequacy of the knowledge of the design panorama to the particularities of the project: socio-cultural response, approach to movements and trends.
Adequacy of technical knowledge to the execution of the project: drawing, modeling and modeling.
Ability to apply knowledge in practice.
Consistency in the identity and communication of the product developed.
Syllabus Investigation
Collection of information on existing products, benchmarks, brands, designers and products.
Summary, research conclusions, object definition and work strategy.
Concept
Definition of basic concept (storytelling).
Quick selection of product alternatives, selection of versions to explore
Product development
Product design and detail sketch
Modeling
Modeling and Communication
3D Modeling
Packaging
Technical visit
Hits and changes
Final renders and image post-production
Poster design, A3 in hires
Main Bibliography 1 Fundaments
Terstiege, G. (2009). The Making of Design. Basel: Birkhäuser Verlag.
Sudjic, D. (2009). Tha Language of Things. London: Penguin Books
Mau, Bruce (2004). Massive Change. Phaidon Press Limited. London.
2 Designers
Hecht, S., & Colin, K. (2005). Industrial Facility: Product as Landscape. London: Industrial Facility.
Koivu, A., Bouroullec, R., & Bouroullec, E. (2012). Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec: Works. London: Phaidon Press.
Thomé, P., King, E., Picchi, F., Sudjic, D., & Zanot, F. (2014). Sottsass. London: Phaidon Press.
3 Approaches
Hara, K. (2010). White. Baden: Lars Muller Publishers.
Kries, M., & Lipsky, J. (2014). Konstantin Grcic: Panorama. Weil am Rhein: Vitra Design Museum.
Baudrillard, J. (2005). Le Système Des Objets. London: Verso.
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria BRIEFING
Project 1 - February 26
Project 2 - 25 March

Project 2:
INVESTIGATION
Collection of information on existing products, benchmarks, brands, designers and products.
Summary, research conclusions, object definition and work strategy.
6 SLIDES - the last slide should consist of a text of about half a page explaining the conclusions of the investigation.
PDF DELIVERY
APRIL 15

CONCEPTS
Quick selection of product alternatives, selection of versions to explore
Execution in manual, analogical drawing on paper or digital in sketchbook, procreate or others
6 to 8 SLIDES
PDF DELIVERY
APRIL 29

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Definition drawings of the models (two) chosen in the previous delivery
Detail drawing
Realistic design of selected model (one)
6 to 8 SLIDES
PDF DELIVERY
MAY 13

MODELING AND COMMUNICATION
Hits and changes
Final renders and image post-production
Communication poster design, A2 in HiRes (254)
4 to 6 SLIDES
PDF DELIVERY + POSTER
3 JUNE
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2021-06-20

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